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Hanoi to Redo Mosaic Mural Along Nghi Tam Street

A section of Hanoi’s mosaic mural, which entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s longest mural in 2010, is set to be redone.

The artwork currently stretches across Tay Ho, Ba Dinh, Hoan Kiem and Hai Ba Trung districts and is comprised of numerous different sections, some of which tell the history of Hanoi.

During the construction of the new Au Duong-Nghi Tam intersection, a large segment of the mosaic wall was destroyed. According to Dan Tri, This section will soon be covered with modern art, while extra sections will be added to ensure the wall stretches all the way to Nhat Tan Bridge.

There is a chance that parts of the mural along the dike road will once again be removed, however, if authorities go ahead with their plan to level the stretch of the road along Au Co.

Hanoi has grown increasingly enamored with murals in recent years, with the 19 illusory trompe-l'œil murals the most prominent recent additions.

[Photo via Wikipedia]

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